Connect

Find us on...

Dashboard

DFW residential real estate » Best Dallas suburbs » Prosper

Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

Map Save this Search
Sort listings by:New Listings First
Photo of Listing #14311859

641 Ashbury Lane, Prosper, TX - $538,145

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,461 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Wonderful Open Floorplan With 5 Bedrooms, Game Room And Media Room On Corner Lot. This Home Has A Fabulous Kitchen With Abundant Cabinetry, A Large Walk In Pantry And Island With Seating. The One Large Dining Room Is Open To The Kitchen. The Lar...

Photo of Listing #14311896

1651 Pebblebrook Lane, Prosper, TX - $523,420

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,213 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Fabulous 2 Story 4 Bedroom Home In Star Trail With 3 Car Garage!. This Open Floorplan Has A Cathedral Ceiling Running The Entire Living Room And Kitchen. The Living Room Has Large Picture Windows That Overlook The Covered Veranda. The Master Suit...

Photo of Listing #14297027

2140 Palo Duro Drive, Prosper, TX - $489,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,906 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Immaculate Home Located In Prestigious Lakes Of La Cima! Amazing Floor Plan! 6 Bdrm’s + Private Office, Game Rm, Theater Rm! Designer Paint, Stainless Steel App, Gourmet Kitchen, Dbl Oven, Lrg Granite Island, Coffee Bar, Hand Scraped Wood Floors,...

Photo of Listing #14311063

940 Fox Ridge Trail, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,534 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Move-in Ready 4 Bedroom In Lakes Of Prosper With A Pool! Home Features Wood Floors In The Entry, Study, Dining & Family Rooms. Beautiful Study Has Glass Front Doors. Open Family Room Features Stone Fireplace & Lots Of Natural Light. Light & Bright...

Photo of Listing #14311237

950 Sagebrush Drive, Prosper, TX - $440,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,456 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Beautiful 5 Bedroom Home In Lakes Of Prosper North Near Frontier Park With Easy Dnt Access. Home Features Wood Floors, Natural Light & Transitional Colors. Thoughtful Open Floor Plan With Dining, Family Room & Kitchen Perfect For Family & Friends....

Photo of Listing #14310226

321 Darian Drive, Prosper, TX - $429,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,539 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Beautiful, Open Concept, Move In Ready Home With Sparkling Pool In Prosper Isd! Could Almost Describe It As Brand New! This Barely Lived In Single Story Home Has All The Bells & Whistles, Including Real Wood Floors, Plantation Shutters & Built In ...

2841 Clarendon Court, Prosper, TX - $525,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,619 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Like New In Lakewood In Sought After Prosper Isd! 4 Beds, 4 Baths, Study, Gameroom & Media Room With 3 Car Garage On Cul-de-sac Lot. Hardwood Floors Throughout Main Living Areas And An Open Floorplan That Features A Large Family Room With Fireplac...

4260 Whitley Place Drive, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 4,108 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Fantastic Value! Nestled In Whitley Place And Within Walking Distance To Community Pool And Elementary School (prosper Isd), This 4 Br 3.2 Ba Highland Home Has All You Could Want! Meticulously Maintained And In Mint Condition, It Offers An Open Fl...

4250 Mesa Drive, Prosper, TX - $519,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,743 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Sparkling Like-new And Ready For You!! Nestled In The Highly-sought After Whitley Place Community And Within Walking Distance To The Elementary School (prosper Isd), This 4 Br (3 On 1st Level W- Ensuite Baths) 4.1 Ba Highland Home Offers It All! ...

1381 Parisa Court, Prosper, TX - $490,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,581 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Spectacular Custom Estate Is Located On A Huge Over-sized Cul-de-sac Lot! Impressive Elevation W-gorgeous Brick & Stone + Front Porch! 2 Car Gar W-storage Area! Private Study, 2 Story Rotunda, Formal Dining, Crown Molding, Hw Floors, Romantic Mast...

840 Walworth Drive, Prosper, TX - $498,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,766 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Beautiful, 2 Story Home That Faces East Overlooking The Community Park. This Home Has Been Very Lightly Lived In And Is In Immaculate Condition Upon Entering The Home You Are In A Lovely 2 Story Foyer With Beautiful Curved Staircase . Off The Foye...

721 Table Rock Drive, Prosper, TX - $449,950

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,470 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Beautifully Maintained Home On An Oversized Lot, A Covered Porch, Light Bright Open Floor Plan, Executive Study With Custom Built-ins, Formal Dining, Family Room With Gas Fireplace, Gourmet Kitchen, Island, Breakfast Bar, Stainless Steel Appls, Do...

10b Rhea Mills Circle, Prosper, TX - $449,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 1,809 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

What An Incredible Opportunity To Get This Home At This Price! This Country Paradise Is A Stunning, Fully Remodeled Home With Hgtv Like Finishes & Open Floor Plan!! It's That Special Home That Sits On Over An Acre, Has No Hoa, Is In Prosper Isd & ...

721 Broderick Lane, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,739 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Beautiful Home With A Great Floor Plan And An Amazing Outdoor Living Area With A Pool And Spa. 6 Ft Deep Swimming Pool With Tanning Ledge, Slide, And Security Fence. Outdoor Living Includes Large Covered Patio, Pergola, Pavers, Built In Grill An...

930 Tumbleweed Drive, Prosper, TX - $524,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,782 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Gorgeous Highland Home In One Of Prosper's Most Sought After Neighborhoods! You'll Love The Design Of This Meticulously Maintained 5 Br 4 Ba Home Which Features 2 Bdrms Down + 3 Bdrms, Game, Media & Play Room Up With An Abundance Of Storage. Exten...


More about living in Prosper

 




Looking for the best real estate agent to assist you in buying a home in the Dallas suburbs?

If you are looking for a professional, business-savvy buyer's agent, please call 214 725-4011 or send me an email and let's talk about how we can assist you. If you will be traveling from outside the DFW area and want us to show you houses while you are here, please call before finalizing your plans.

Users may not reproduce or redistribute the data found on this site. The data is for viewing purposes only. Data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or NTREIS.

Listing information last updated on March 30th, 2020 at 12:00pm CDT.